The digitalisation of work, despite its potential, risks becoming an impersonal means by which employers tilt the balance of power.
‘Industry 4.0’ may be neither so extensive nor advanced as those in whom it arouses hopes and fears.
Despite increasing criticism of Big Tech, the business models of leading digital companies are still widely admired. That’s a problem.
Algorithmic systems are a new front line for unions as well as a challenge to workers’ rights to autonomy.
There’s time to avoid the carnage of employer-led restructuring following the pandemic—but only if workers and unions set the agenda.